The latest guest on New England Soccer Journal’s “The Goal” podcast is a household name amongst soccer fans in New England, and across the professional and international soccer ranks.
New England Revolution Technical Director Curt Onalfo joined the podcast with host Matt Langone for a compelling discussion that touched on multiple aspects of his extensive soccer experiences. That includes his New England upbringing after being born in Brazil, the adversity he faced in his career, and how he spearheaded the launch of Revolution II, which elevated the club’s player development process by providing a fully defined pathway from the Revolution Academy to the professional ranks.
Onalfo was named Revolution Technical Director in June 2019. Along with playing a major role in the player development system for the Revs, he brings a wealth of MLS coaching experience to the club, including stints as head coach of the Kansas City Wizards, D.C. United and LA Galaxy. He was an MLS Cup winner as both a player and a coach, capturing the title as a member of D.C. United in 1999, and later as an assistant coach for LA Galaxy in 2011, 2012 and 2014. He played for Revolution head coach and sporting director Bruce Arena at the University of Virginia and served as an assistant coach under Arena with the U.S. Men’s National Team and LA Galaxy.
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